Suffer Quotes

  • A guy like Bruce Lee, I've always been a fan. How he used to be able to move and be so quick. You look at some of the exercises that he did, and it was all majority free weight, like standing on your hands. That works every muscle. Everything is firing.
  • An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.
  • Music is a language and different people who come along are each using that language to do something different, but all coming at it in a similar vein inasmuch as it's always community based and for the most part nonprofit. Most bands don't ever come within a mile of profit - clearly these people are not playing music to make money.
  • If you're an actor, go out and act.
  • They improve greatly, and sometimes I go and see the performances they do and I am consciously aware that there isn't enough work for the good dancers.
  • You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bike racing.
  • I remember all the way back in high school thinking about writing books. And, in fact, I've written a lot of stories. I've got dozens of stories I've written that no one's ever seen.
  • Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.
  • When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
  • What we need is to use what we have.
  • I've gotten to really, really like being back in the States. It's so easy being in your own country, and I really like Americans - typical American towns and provincial college towns are my ideal place to be.
  • Coming from an action background, I always approach the action sequences in any script as kind of placeholders.
  • Yes, I suffer terribly from depression. I have to work at being happy, it's not my natural instinct. My natural instinct is, if something wonderful happens, to throw water in my own face.
  • God's interventions are miracles: events that cannot happen by merely natural agents but only by a supernatural agent. They no more interfere with our free will than natural events like earthquakes. We choose how to respond to them.
  • Going to AA helped me to see that there were other people who had problems that had found a way to talk about them and find relief and humor through that.
  • For members of a traditional society where many traditions have been discredited, an interest in modernity can result in a restless sophistication. Mehmet Ertegun seems not to have been a restless man.
  • People in so many countries look up to the United States as a model of democracy, but I doubt if that can continue. It leaves me with a great sense of loss.
  • I've learned a lot about good and evil. They are not always what they appear to be.
  • I don't really care how we done it, we done it.
  • Other people notice the same things but they don't think to put it to music.
  • Coinbase is 'the' brand in the Bitcoin space. Their founder Brian Armstrong was amongst the first good entrepreneurs to emerge in this space. While others championed ideological or underground/illicit interests, Brian saw an opportunity to change the world for the better and build a big business out of it.
  • If you need me to tell you that if you serve God, you'll get a Mercedes, you're lost.
  • Sometimes I wonder if I'm a character being written, or if I'm writing myself.
  • People think about the world of TV and the world of online video as being different ways to distribute video. But what happens when every TV is connected to wi-fi with a browser?
  • The standard of 'affordable' housing is that which costs roughly 30 percent or less of a family's income. Because of rising housing costs and stagnant wages, slightly more than half of all poor renting families in the country spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing costs, and at least one in four spends more than 70 percent.
  • There is nothing more dangerous than security.
  • When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?
  • Stages of life are artifacts. Adolescence is a useful contrivance, midlife is a moving target, senior citizens are an interest group, and tweenhood is just plain made up.
  • Scotsmen are metaphisical and emotional, they are sceptical and mystical, they are romantic and ironic, they are cruel and tender, and full of mirth and despair.
  • The truth is, my folk-lore friends and my Saturday Reviewer differ with me on the important problem of the origin of folk-tales. They think that a tale probably originated where it was found.
  • Planking is not as easy as you think, but it was very addicting to do in public! I liked the fun attention from the people when planking.
  • I think being a little nuts is helpful.
  • When I came to America, I told my dad I wanted to be an actress.
  • My parents always knew I was hopeless at everything else, I was fortunate in that I was backed all the way. I came to it late and only because I thought there'd be loads of women and drinking!
  • In education, they say either property taxes have to go up, or we'll have poor education - that's a false choice.
  • In a capitalist society, persons who create capital, like Michael Eisner, are given the staggering rewards.
  • The market we're going after is the clean-energy market.
  • I really wanted to do something positive on the Internet. I wanted to try to get young people talking about, thinking about, life's big questions-make it cool and OK to wonder about the heart, the soul and free will and God and death and big topics like that, big human topics.
  • I was so tiny when my parents split up that I can't remember them ever being together. That was never an issue, as I guess I never went through the trauma of them splitting up.
  • I've seen lights in the sky, I've seen UFOs, I've even seen something on the ground that I can't explain, but I've never actually seen a being. I wish I had.
  • I ran into an extraordinary doctor. He got up inside my head and figured out how my brain processed things, what my core values were, what my inner dialogue was.
  • I sometimes feel like I'm caught in a vise. Some people feel like I'm some kind of hero. Others hate me.
  • When I perform, it's very personal. I'm sharing things I like, inviting the audience into my room.
  • Harvard produces leaders. People with Harvard degrees go on to become administrators in high-level positions in state educational departments and in public schools around the country.
  • I have a pet goat.
  • I was once hired to write a column for 'The Guardian' and then got fired before I'd submitted my first one. That was unusual. Most newspapers wait until I've written at least one piece for them before firing me.
  • A brain of feathers, and a heart of lead.
  • If you're successful and growing, you can manage any way you want to. Growth makes so many dimensions of management easier. It's when growth stops that things get tough.